Deferred Prosecution Agreement – Should I take it?

Mark RollinsResources - Diversion

Deferred Prosecution Agreements for Misdemeanor Cases – Am I eligible? Should I take it? In the District of Columbia, the US Attorneys  will offer a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) for some people who are charged with a misdemeanor case.   So what is a DPA in the District of Columbia? In order to understand what a DPA is, lets use an …

Distribution of Prescription pills

Ada ChanCriminal Law

Inadvertent distribution of Prescription Pills Your best friend has knee pain.  It’s in the middle of the night and no doctor’s office is open except for the emergency room.  You decided to give him your prescription painkillers to help to manage his pain.  Well, you just committed distribution of controlled substance.  In most states, this is a felony.  The law …

Limited license in DC after DUI

Mark RollinsDUI

Limited Occupational License in the District of Columbia after DUI A question that arises for DUI lawyers in the District of Columbia is whether a finding of Guilt on a DUI will result in automatic revocation of your DC drivers license.    So this issue typical arises when someone with a DC drivers license enters a deferred sentence agreement (diversion) with …

DC DMV – #$@&%*!

Mark RollinsTraffic

  District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles Appeals Rarely will a traffic lawyer in the District of Columbia ever talk bad about a agency that is filled with professionals like myself.  However, the exception comes to District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles and the traffic adjudication appeals board. 2 years ago, I had a hearing on a case …